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30 Apr 2018 by eve | outreach-material   Strengthening the GEF Marine and Coastal portfolio - GEF LME:LEARN Services brochure
A key element of improved ocean governance is mainstreaming cooperation and coordination between Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) projects with ove...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   The Large Marine Ecosystem approach: Application of an integrated, modular strategy in projects supported by the Global Environment Facility (2014)
This paper describes the utility and application of a methodology for monitoring, assessing and managing Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) that has been applied in projects receiving financial assistance from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) ove...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Ecosystem-Based Management in the Arctic Ocean: A Multi-Level Spatial Approach (2008)
Ecosystem-based management (EBM) first requires the identification of spatial units capturing the ecosystem structure and functions. To this end, the Arctic Council has adopted the Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) framework. Ecosystem experts have ide...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Ecosystem Management and Its Application to Large Marine Ecosystems: Science, Law, and Politics (2004)
This article discusses the implications of ecosystem management and its application to large marine ecosystems (LMEs) from a scientific, legal, and political perspective. It explores the meaning of ecosystem management and its implications for int...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   From Coast to Coast CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF TRANSBOUNDARY MANAGEMENT OF OUR SHARED OCEANS
This publication highlights how the GEF has worked with partners to improve ocean governance by working across nations to promote ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries and other marine and coastal resources, protect coastal habitats from land ba...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services (2006)
Authors: Boris Worm, Edward B. Barbier, Nicola Beaumont, J. Emmett Duffy, Carl Folke, Benjamin S. Halpern, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Heike K. Lotze, Fiorenza Micheli, Stephen R. Palumbi, Enric Sala, Kimberley A. Selkoe, John Human-dominated marine ec...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   An integrated approach for assessing the relative significance of human pressures and environmental forcing on the status of Large Marine Ecosystems
An ecosystem approach to the management of the marine environment has received considerable attention over recent years. However, there are few examples which demonstrate its practical implementation. Much of this relates to the history of existin...
08 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Patterns of interannual climate variability in large marine ecosystems (2014)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the vulnerability of the Brazilian andwestern African Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) to local and remote forcing, including the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) regime shift. The analyses are based on t...
07 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Planning and networking for ecosystem based management of large marine ecosystems (2016)
Since 1995, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has included support for advancing economically developing countries toward ecosystem based management (EBM) of the goods and services of Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs). The natural and social scie...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   A governance perspective on the large marine ecosystem approach (2009)
The large marine ecosystem (LME) concept and approach has had a global impact on marine ecosystem-based management. The LME approach provides a framework for assessing and monitoring LMEs and is based on five modules: productivity, fish and fisher...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   Planning and networking for ecosystem based management of large marine ecosystems (2015)
The LME modular approach promotes the integration of natural and social sciences to advance application of EBM practice in LMEs. The approach is fully compatible with the bottom-up planning as prescribed by the GEF for projects in support of GEF I...
23 May 2017 by eve | publication   Database-driven models of the world's Large Marine Ecosystems (2009)
We present a new methodology for database-driven ecosystem model generation and apply the methodology to the world’s 66 currently defined Large Marine Ecosystems. The method relies on a large number of spatial and temporal databases, including Fis...
23 May 2017 by eve | report   Stress, sustainability, and development of Large Marine Ecosystems during climate change: policy and implementation (2013)
The Conference at the John F. Kennedy Library.
10 Sep 2014 | sap | project: 1188   Strategic Action Programme: Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem
This Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) is a negotiated policy document under the aegis of the IGCC (later GCC) which describes policy, legal and institutional reforms and investments needed to ...
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